Tag Archives: iOS

zOMG 4 and 5 finger gestures are the bomb

I used the Xcode trick to turn on the 4 and 5 finger gestures setting in iOS 4.3 (google is your friend here – it’s super super super simple to do, promise). I understand why Apple didn’t ‘ship’ this in … Continue reading

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Whoa. 4.3 is snappy. I may not buy the iPad 2 right away…

I think Apple may have goofed by releasing the iOS 4.3 update before taking orders for the iPad 2. They’ve lost at least one Day 1 sale – mine. And for those who’ve followed my exploits, believe me – it’s … Continue reading

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Well there is obviously going to be another event soon!

I may be stating the obvious here but soooo much went unaddressed at yesterday’s iPad 2 event. Too much is percolating to be left that way for long. First and foremost is iOS 5. Nary a mention. History points to … Continue reading

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Excited for iOS 4.3 and iPad 2

By now you’ve probably read about the various new features in iOS 4.3, as well as the mention of new iDevice codes including both iPhones and iPads. I won’t recount all the upcoing features here, but as an every day … Continue reading

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4.2 FTW! And PC sales forecasts trimmed…

Well for those who’ve been following my adventure, it may seem like I’ve been fairly quiet and/or slow to respond to the wonder that is iOS 4.2 on the iPad. I wanted to wait until I had an extended period … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned about weight and portability, or, Why I would buy the 11.6″ Air if the iPad didn’t exist

Look, my shoulders and I have long since come to the conclusion that lighter is better, and to a degree I am willing to sacrifice some functionality in that trade. Using an iPad as my every day, primary computer has … Continue reading

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Walt Mossberg joining my club?

Have you seen this? Walter Mossberg, godfather of tech journalists everywhere, went on a working vacation with an iPad in place of his laptop, and found it did a very good job. Well yeah, duh. If he’d read this blog … Continue reading

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With printing and iWork updates, and iDisk, do we have our file system?

So I just updated my iWork apps and found the new iDisk integration to be pretty sweet. You can “copy from” and “copy to” iDisk, which opens a popover window allowing you to browse your iDisk. Conversely, you can “Open … Continue reading

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iOS + OSX + the Magic Trackpad = the end of desktop UIs as we know them

What he said: http://gizmodo.com/5598828/apple-magic-trackpad-the-beginning-of-the-end-for-mac-os-x Hmm, sounds familiar.

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iOS 4 – can’t wait!

Well I am finally back from Los Angeles and settled in at home. Nearly 8 weeks with only an iPad and I came out remarkably unscathed. A few key apps (Goodreader, Pages, and AirSharing for printing) saved the day countless … Continue reading

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